• Grasse Zur Nominated for the Innovation Berlin Brandenburg Prize 2014

    Posted on November 12, 2014 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING is nominated for the Innovation Prize Berlin Brandenburg 2014 for transferring the shear testing system into application-oriented practice. This is yet another award for this innovative procedure for more accurate determination of mechanical properties of composite materials after DIN-Innovation Prize 2014. The goal of the innovation award of the capital region is promotion, [...]

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  • Review: Composites Europe 2014

    Posted on October 22, 2014 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING made a successful appearance at the trade fair Composites Europe 2014 in DÜSSELDORF. The main attraction of this year’s fair appearance was the alternating-bending-test device GZ B-50 for static and dynamic characterisation of flexural properties of fibre reinforced composite materials. Using the device, short, long and continuous fibre reinforced plastics can be tested with unidirectional layers, bidirectional fabrics [...]

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  • Composites Europe 2014 in Dusseldorf – Grasse Zur Composite Tesing will exhibit!

    Posted on September 25, 2014 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING is going to exhibit at the most important trade fair for composite materials in Germany and beyond! Composites Europe is the most modern and innovative trade fair in the composites market. Material solutions, lightweight concepts as well as latest production and automatisation solutions are shown for mastering your construction challenges of the future – [...]

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  • Technology transfer of BAM awarded

    Posted on April 16, 2014 by in Blog

    A short article of the Federal Ministry of Economics reports about GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING being a spin-off from Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM). We are delighted!  

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  • DIN Prize for Innovation 2014 to Grasse Zur

    Posted on April 13, 2014 by in Blog

    Innovation largely depends on successful knowledge transfer. The DIN - German Institute for Standardization honoured GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING with the INNOVATION PRIZE 2014 for transferring their innovative shear testing method of composite materials into application oriented practice. The celebration took place at the Hannover Messe at 8 April 2014. The existing test methods for composite materials satisfy the requirements [...]

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  • Cutting Edge Test Method for Lightweight Materials: DIN SPEC 4885:2014-01

    Posted on February 23, 2014 by in Blog

    DIN SPEC 4885:2014-01 „Fibre-reinforced plastic composites – Shear test method using a shear frame for the determination of the in-plane shear stress/shear strain response and shear modulus“ defines a novel composite testing method for lightweight construction. Increasing market demands for fibre reinforced composite materials require additional standards and specifications meeting the special properties of those [...]

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  • Helping people help themselves – Grasse Zur Composite Testing supports people in their mobilization

    Posted on December 21, 2013 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING continues a young tradition and assists people in poorer regions of the world at the end of the year. After supporting a project in Peru in 2012, we 2013 make a contribution to a project initiated by SRAM (leading manufacturer of bicycle components), where bicycles are donated as means of transportation. [...]

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  • Successful participation at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2013

    Posted on September 29, 2013 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING made a successful appearance at the trade fair  Composites Europe 2013 in Stuttgart. Once again the fair specialised in fibre reinforced composite materials continued to expand its reputation as the composite’s industry’s biggest get-together in Germany. Like the previous year, this year’s highlight of the trade fair appearance was the shear testing system GZ [...]

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  • Come visit us at COMPOSITES EUROPE 2013 in Stuttgart

    Posted on August 1, 2013 by in Blog

    GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING will be around again, at the most important trade fair concerning the composite industry sector in Germany and beyond: At the Composites Europe international researchers, developers and decision makers meet the users of the composites industry. It will be focused on the key technologies as well as applications: Automotive, aerospace, lightweight construction, [...]

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  • Berlin Senator for Economics Cornelia Yzer on a tour of discovery through Steglitz-Zehlendorf

    Posted on April 30, 2013 by in Blog

    Within a three-hour ”Tour of Discovery”  the Berlin Senator for Ecocnomics, Cornelia Yzer, visited companies and research institutions in the southwest of Berlin. One of the stops was MAX-PLANCK-INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR GENETICS, where young start-ups from Berlin presented themselves, one of them was GRASSE ZUR COMPOSITE TESTING (GZI). „By now, the southwest of Berlin is a significant [...]

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